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started the broadcast, the civil rights struggle in this country. rosa parks became a huge figure in her own modest way when she took her seat on a montgomery, alabama bus in 1955. she couldn't know then that over a half century later her statue would be unveiled in the u.s. capitol. nbc's kelly o'donnell was there. >> ladies and gentlemen, the statue of rosa parks. >> reporter: history lived and history made. >> rosa parks' singular act of disobedience launched a movement. >> reporter: until today, until rosa parks, no african-american woman has ever been honored in this way. a statue among the nation's war heroes and presidents. >> ms. parks, alone in that seat, clutching her purse, staring out a window. waiting to be arrested. >> reporter: montgomery, alabama, 1955. on a segregated bus, parks took a stand, determined that she would remain seated, refusing the driver's order to make way for a white customer. her cause helped change the course of a long civil rights struggle. a legacy richly documented and carried on by a friend who was there. >> i admired this woman. i loved her. becau
they were basically on vacation. >> host: rosa parks civil rights leader and activist will be commemorated in a statue unveiled today in the capital. here now to tell us more about the sculpture and processes eugene dog. >> good morning, thank you. >> host: tell us how you were selected to create this piece the sculpture of rosa parks? >> guest: i'm sorry repeat that. >> host: how were you when your firm selected to create the sculpture? >> guest: it was decided by the nea and it was a national competition and i believe there were over 150 entries and then it was narrowed down to five finalists. those five finalists competed and that is how we ended up getting it. >> this will be in statuary hall in the capitol building. i am learning from the l.a. times the first full-size statue of an african-american in the capital collection in more than 180 statues. what did it mean to you to create a? >> first of all it's the first african-american woman in statuary hall in the resident capital and century hall and i think is one other in the capital. but it is a tremendous honor and privilege to hav
dedicated stature statue of rosa parks in the u.s. capital. the first african-american to be honored that way. congress authorized the statue in 2005 shortly after she died. we will show you that ceremony in a few moments after a short talk with the statue sculptor. >> host: rosa parks civil rights leader and activist will be commemorated in a statute that will be unveiled today in the capital. here now to tell us more about the sculpture in the process is eugene delp. good morning and thanks for talking to us. tell us how you are selected to create this piece. the sculpture of rosa parks. >> i'm sorry ,-com,-com ma repeat that. >> host: how were your firm selected to create the structure? >> guest: it was decided by the nah or the nea, i'm sorry and it was a national competition. i believe there were over 150 entries and then it was narrowed down to five finalists. those five finalists competed and that is how we ended up getting it. >> host: this will be in statuary hall in the capitol building paradigm reading from the l.a. times and it says the first full-size statue of an africa
tomorrow. and they spoke briefly at the unveiling of the rosa parks statue here on capitol hill wednesday, but if the faces of the president and house speaker john boehner during a conversation are any indication, compromise is not in their sights. now, new numbers out from the congressional budget office at the nonpartisan group show under the plan the white house supports, the deficit would actually increase for the first two years before it starts shrinking. anne-marie? >> susan, before you go a quick question. if and when these cuts go into effect, is there any way back? >> certainly they're not permanent. they can cut it today by passing legislation. they can draft legislation to reverse the cuts, restore the funding all or in part. >> susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. >>> well as early as today the senate judiciary commission may vote on four separate gun measures including a ban on assault weapons. yesterday the commission heard emotional testimony from a father of one of the victims of the connecticut school shooting. bigad shaban reports. >> reporte
forecast. we'll start cloudy and rebound with sunshine. it is 36 in santa rosa, 48 in san francisco. so light jacket will be necessary, but as we head throughout the day on thursday, you can see this is not jacket weather by the afternoon. a lot of your car thermometers are going to read 73 to 76, they read a little armer than the ambient air temperature. 65 in san francisco, and you're getting into 70 from santa rosa. on the three day forecast, we keep that forecast all the way through friday, if you suffer from allergies, here is the good news. cloud cover increases on monday. that's what we want to see in the weather department, and by tuesday a chance of showers late in the afternoon, and by wednesday, early indications that we could have a half inch to one inch of rainfall. >> we need it, yes. >> i know, it's been so bad -- >> watch out this air. >> it will be good for us. >>> a woman who would not take a back seat more than 50 years ago, today received a prominent place of honor in the u.s. capital. president obama and congressional leaders came together to unveil a nine foot stat
. 65. 70 in livermore now. another view here at abc 7, readings 67 in santa rosa and 71 at gilroy. first forecast looks like this, this he can evening, mainly clear skies with thin, 50-58. chilly inland. thin clouds will have thickened overnight. tomorrow, mild to mainly sunny conditions. guess what? there is rain on the way. th[k8y pattern is about to chane that. is coming up a little later. >> we'll see you shortly. >> and still ahead on abc 7 news at 4:00 the pope's final farewell in his last public appearance. >> caught on video. a man trying to break into homes in the east bay. strategies police are using to try to stop him. >> michael finney is taking your questions on twitter and facebook. he'll answer them here live a little later. >> let's take a look at the afternoon commute this, is san francisco skyway downtown. it's bumper to bumper crawl left to right to the lower deck of the bay bridge. somewhat smoother towards 101 >>> catholics crowded into st. peter's square to receive the last public blessing from pope benedict the 16th. the leader of the catholic church will of
and friends of the officers killed. you can send your thoughts to news. >>> santa rosa police need your help to find a man who drove away after hitting a man. the victim was hit by a light colored newer model mercedes-benz sedan. the driver appeared to be a man in his 30s with dark colored hair. >>> reserved seating only for the address to the city. it included the crime problem and the need for more than 200 officers. the police force is targeting the most violent people in the city. more civilians she says will be taking police reports so that officers can spend more time fighting crime. she says the newest, most diverse police academy is already in training. >> it means for 200 more officers basically $73 million for the budget. now what does that mean? >> it is going to take something big. it will probably take a tax measure. that's the kind of thing that we really need to talk about. >> quan did not talk about how much more they will have to shell out for more police officers. public safety makes up 50% of the city's budget. mayor quan says residents will have to make some tou
. you can send your thoughts news. >>> santa rosa police need your help to find a man who drove away after hitting a man. the victim was hit by a light colored newer model mercedes-benz sedan. the driver appeared to be a man in his 30s with dark colored hair. >>> reserved seating only for the address to the city. the addr it included the crime problem and the need for more than 200 officers. the police force is targeting the most violent people in the city. more civilians she says will be taking police reports so that officers can spend more time fighting crime. she says the newest, most diverse police academy is already in training. >> it means for 200 more officers basically $73 million for the budget. now what does that mean? >> it is going to take something big. it will probably take a tax measure. that's the kind of thing that we really need to talk about. >> quan did not talk about how much more they will have to shell out for more police officers. public safety makes up 50% of the cudget. mayor quan says residents will have to make some tough decisions this year. >>
in the capi's statuary hall, where washin >>> a permanent tribute in place tonight for rosa parks. a stature unveiled today in the statuary hall where lawmakers frequently pass. she set off the civil rights movement by refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus in alabama more than 50 years ago. >>> it was congressional testimony so emotional it left witnesses, spectator, even lawmakers wiping away tears. the hearing focused on proposed assault weapons bans. >> and nothing but the truth. >> reporter: on capital hill, construction worker neal wept in front of lawmakers as he urged them to ban assault weapons like the one used to kill his 6-year-old son, jesse. >> something they should have never happened at an elementary school. >> reporter: his words drew tears from the audience but not bipartisan support. diane feinstein proposed the ban to end assault-style weapons. >> and that is legal today. >> reporter: republican s like lindsey graham say the bill would violate a person's right to bear arms and ignore the lack of law enforcement for current laws. >> i'm frustrated w say one thi
,000 miles and found no trace of him. >>> santa rosa police are looking for a man. on montgomery drive, the victim was walking on the side of the road when he was struck. police say witnesses heard the impact and reported seeing a light colored mercedes benz in the area. >>> now to oakland, firefighters are investigating a fire. it was in a 2-story home right here at interstate 580 across from mills college. a good samaritan spotted the smoke and helped rescue a 70-year-old from the home. the fire was quickly put out but the house is a loss, we're being told with damage being estimated at $200,000. >> the pope delivered his fare well address today to a huge crowd assembled at vatican city. tens of thousands came to hear the 85-year-old pontiff. >> y i will continue to accompany the church with my prayers and ask each of you to pray for me and the new pope. >> pope benedict is the first rope to resign in 600 years, set to meet with cardinals for a final time tomorrow. >>> strong sport for naming the san francisco airport may be looking. >> 61% of city voters say they oppose after naming
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to a close, president obama helped unveil a statue of rosa parks at the u.s. capitol. rosa parks was ordered by a bus driver to give up her seat to a white passenger in montgomery, alabama, she famously refused. president obama at the ceremony praised parks' act. >> like the passengers on the bus, we see the way things are, children hungry in a land of plenty. entire neighborhoods ravaged by violence. families hobbled by job loss or illness. rosa parks tells us there's always something that we can do. >> that statue of parks is the first of any african-american woman to go on display at the capitol. >>> new jersey governor chris christie is not taking his snub next month as a sign of waning support. christie seemed unconcerned about his standing with cpac leaders. >> i didn't know that i hadn't been invited to cpac until two days ago when i saw it in the news. so, yeah, pa apparently, i haven't been invited. i wish them the best. they don't want to invite me, it's their call. it's their organization and it's their business. it's not like i'm lacking for invitations to speak here and there. i
." let's get to work. >> rosa parks would have turned 100 years old this month. we do well by placing a statue. >> the rosa parks statue is unveiled in the capitol as conservatives try to destroy her legacy in the supreme court. tonight congressman elijah cummings on justice antonin scalia's jaw-dropping charge about voting and racial entitlements. constitutional expert jonathan turley on today's epic hearing and what it means for the future of the voting rights act. >>> plus, congressman keith ellison of minnesota punches a schoolyard bully in the mouth. >> you are the worst excuse for a journalist i've ever seen. >> there is major movement on guns in the house, the senate, and in an illinois special election. and in a country where equal rights for gays are more popular than ever, are nfl teams trying to play the gay away? >> teams want to know whether or not manti te'o is gay. >> super bowl champion and equal rights advocate brendan ayanbadejo weighs in tonight. >> thanks for being with us. bed of rights in america is under attack, and the attack is coming from the highest court in
's ceremony unveiling a statue of civil rights pioneer rosa parks in the u.s. capitol. >> she lived a life of activism but also a life of dignity and grace. and in a single moment with the simplest of gestures she helped change america and change the world. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the nine justices of the u.s. supreme court pondered a central piece of civil rights legislation today. at issue: whether it's still needed, 48 years after it first became law. >> we are not there yet! >> brown: georgia congressman and civil rights leader john lewis was one of many who rallied outside the court this morning for the voting rights act. they were there on a day the justices heard a challenge to a key section of the law: it requires states with a hist
, pamela, because she keeps track. we actually had a little rain last night, ukiah, over toward santa rosa, i have not heard anything from clear lake but it has listed out of the -- lifted out of the area, also very mild warm temperatures, yesterday we had low temperatures, 40s to 50s, oakland 52, again that antioch reading, i have not seen 49 or 50, but it just depends, it is a bird some people saddle out there. temperatures are more reflective of the bash reflective of the breeze, -- more reflective of the breeze, they will move out of the picture and temperatures, we are already sitting at 50 more many. tomorrow a dry pattern, warm temperatures, today will be partly sunny skies, tomorrow looks sunny. a few high clouds. it doesn't take much, especially gilroy 75. redwood city, a lot of 70s. mostly fair, high and cooler, monday partly sunny. >> thank you, steve. >> we should learn more about an available supplier. they are ready in the sierra and they are it being spokespersonned to confirm saying it is a third of the water supply. >>> relief for a couple feared missing, the three words t
with autism, a law that some insurance companies are not >> santa rosa, berkeley, san jose and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> california state officials are going after insurance companies for not covering treatments for autism patients. insurance commissioner dave jones is proposing emergency regulations to force insurers to pay for behavioral therapies for autism. state lawmakers passed the law but say they are getting complaints treatments are not being covered. treatments can cost up to $50,000 a year. >> i got hazy sunshine. is it warm, mike? >> absolutely, running two to nine degrees warmer than this time yesterday. this still is not going to be the hottest day in the forecast. that is tomorrow. a lot of people may be kicking off early tomorrow afternoon. now, outside, you can see how beautiful the sun is, and a little bit of haze is hanging around, live doppler 7 hd showing sprinkles this morning from midnight through 2:30 in the north bay but it did not amount to anything measurable but it was a surge of warm air that came in. santa cruz looks great, how no one is on beach
unveiled a statue of civil rights pioneer rosa parks, the first black woman so honored in statuary hall. she is seated, a tribute to her refusal to give up her seat on a bus to a white man as the law then required. terrell anderson is a fourth cousin of rosa parks, and this is a moment he will never forget. but there's also an unsung hero in this story and michelle miller caught up with her. >> reporter: claudette colvin was just 15 when she refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus in montgomery, alabama. it was nine months before rosa parks' act of defiance in 1955. the bus driver yelled back to you. >> she said, y'alls give me those seats. so three of the girls got up and moved but i remained seated. >> reporter: colvin says she drew her strength from african- american abolitionists she had learned about in school. >> it felt like harriet tubman was pushing me down on one shoulder and sojourner truth was pushing me down with the other. they put me in a patrol car. >> reporter: colvin's arrest and conviction caught the attention of community
of warmer weather; the life of pianist van cliburn and honoring civil rights pioneer rosa parks. but first, with the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: housing is heating up and it's taking wall street with it. the national association of realtors reported today that january contracts for home sales hit the highest level in more than two years. the stock market reacted with a sharp rally. the dow jones industrial average gained 175 points to close at 14,075. it's up nearly 300 points in two days. the nasdaq rose 32 points today to close at 3,162. the latest nuclear negotiations with iran ended today with talk of concessions by the west and an upbeat appraisal from tehran. margaret warner has our report. >> warner: the two days of talks, in almaty, kazakhstan, ended with no breakthrough only an agreement for more talks in march and april. but there was something new: the u.s. and five negotiating partners reportedly offered to ease some economic sanctions. iran's principal negotiator, saeed jalili, called it a turning point. >> ( translated ): some of the issues
at santa rosa. 53 napa and 50 los gatos. sunny and mild conditions again tomorrow afternoon and the warming will peak on friday after the temperatures start to taper off a little bit. satellite image over the last 12 hours shows the movement of all of the clouds associated with an advancing frontal system pushing into the pacific northwest. warm air ahead of the frontal system and we are sealing the effects at the moment. also seeing clouds move in. forecast animation at 11:00 tonight. during the overnight we will not see rainfall. tomorrow mainly sunny skies and warm again. before about becomes mild tomorrow it becomes cool tonight. low temperatures will drop into the mid 40s. right around the bay shoreline. mid 40s also on the coast. san francisco a low of 47. that will be the mildest reading. and up into north bay valleys, santa rosa and nap about will see lows 39 degrees. 38 fairfield. 39 at livermore. then tomorrow. sunny in the afternoon. milder. than today. in the south bay look for highs of 69 san jose. 72 santa cruz. and several locations will break the 70-degree mark. on the penin
when john kerry sponsored a bill to honor the civil rights activist rosa parks with a statue in the u.s. capitol. it took eight years from the bill being introduced, but today president obama finally unveiled that statue, making rosa parks the first african-american woman to receive this kind of permanent honor in statuary hall in the capitol. in the house, the effort to recognize rosa parks for refusing to give up her seat on a bus for inspiring the montgomery bus boycott, for helping to ignite the civil rights movement, in the house, the rosa parks bill that came to fruition today was sponsored by congressman jesse jackson jr. of illinois. mr. jackson, like mr. kerry, was not around to see the unveiling of the rosa parks statue, and that's because jesse jackson jr. resign his seat in congress amid first health worries and financial worries and ultimately last week plead guilty to misappropriating campaign funds for personal use. because jesse jackson resigned his seat, in a matter of weeks somebody new is going to be there to replace him. late last night we found out who that person
." >> bill: rosa parks has a new seat up-front on the bus. hey, good morning everybody. what do you say? here we go. thursday, february 28th. last day of the shortest month of the year. is this a -- no, that's right. 29th is when you have a leap year. it is a regular ole february. good to see you today on this regular ole day. no such thing as a regular ole day on the "full court press." you never know what's going to happen around here. thank you for joining us. hello, hello, hello, wherever you happen to be in this great land. we are there with you. we are there for you to talk about the stories in the news this morning. whether it's happening here in our nation's capital washington, d.c., around the country or around the globe we've got it covered. we'll tell you what's going on but more important than that, we'll give you a chance to tell us what you think about these items in the news today. you can do so by giving us a call. we always tell you that at 1-866-55-press. that's our toll free number. you can follow us on twitter at bpshow at bpshow. more and more people do every day. and whe
,000 block of montgomery drive in santa rosa. a man was struck by a 300 series mercedes benz. police say the victim died at the scene. no word on his identity. >>> as most people were sleeping this morning, water and mud poured into homes in san francisco. a 16-inch pipe burst sending water down 15th avenue just after 2:30 a.m. this morning. 23 homes were inundated. six are yellow tagged and 12 cars were damaged. >> the water came up so high it tipped everything over. and the refrigerator was full. it just tipped everything over. it was that high. started floating. >> as you can see the trash cans were floating. everything. >> the water opened up a sink hole that won't be repaired till tomorrow. they are looking for the cause of the break. the water main break raised new questions about san francisco's aging infrastructure. new tonight at 6:00 p.m., ktvu's rob roth spoke to officials about what needs to be done to prevent these problems in the future. rob? >> reporter: we are at 15th avenue, take a look at the plastic bags. inside them are people's possessions that have to be thrown out
's nutri-grain fruit crunch. love the morning. >>> a statue of rosa parks has now taken its place alongside other american icons in the capitol's statuary hall. president obama and john boehner took part. parks was arrested in 1955, after refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man. >>> and checking this morning's road conditions now. it's a wet morning commute for the major cities of the northeast. rain, also, in the northwest, creating problems in places like seattle and portland. most other places should be okay, though. >> if you're flying, airport delays are possible in the motor city, as well as beantown. >>> returning to our top story. pope benedict in the final hours of his papacy. the call for the cardinals to gather at the vatican doesn't go out until tomorrow. there's a live look at the vatican, by the way. >> it's uncharted territory for the modern church, as diana and i discussed earlier. >> it's unprecedented in so many ways. just the idea of a resignation. yes, it's happened in the past. but every time it's happened, with one possible exception, every time it's happened i
was dedicating the rosa parks statue yesterday. they chatted for about a minute. the closest we've seen to any talks or compromise in days. boehner, also minority leader nancy pelosi will be at that meeting. along with harry reid, the senate democratic leader, and mitch mcconnell, the senate republican leader. all of them likely to talk about where we go next. we're already starting to see some changes. homeland security releasing some illegal immigrants from detention to save money. and boehner told lawmakers here, don't use any military planes. that racks up a bill, too. mara. >> tracie potts live in washington. thank you so much for that. >>> there's word that u.s. may be changing its policy on aid to rebels in syria. nbc news has been told by senior official that is the u.s. will announce some aid will be given directly to certain syrian opposition groups rather than through nongovernmental agencies. the nonlethal aids could include body armor military training, and vehicles, but not weapons. the uprising against president bashar al assad began in 2011. >>> the u.s. supreme court is expect
in santa rosa. vallejo was below freezing, today we are at 48 degrees. >> looking at the numbers in to the afternoon. mainly '60s. >> mid fifties for daly city. >> could reach seventies in fairfield, napa, santa rosa. >> 68 expected in pleasanton. >> looking at satellite and radar picture we have some rain in northern california. you'll have to drive about two-three hours to see any of the rain. the ridge of high pressure is doing a good job of keeping it away from us. >> we're waking up to mainly clear skies, dry weather in the bay area as the lane track sticks to our north. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows we have changes to talk about. friday's slated to be the warmest of the week. >> low seventies for just about everyone. we could see mid-70s developed in the south bay. >> heading into saturday and sunday a week system will pass through could bring light rain to our area. by a light rain i mean sprinkles. that is for the communities north of the golden gate bridge. >> most of us was the increase in cloud cover and the dip in temperatures. >> dry and sunny as
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to refer to her, this statue, forever ordains rosa parks' status as an icon. >> reporter: now more than 50 years after her famous bus ride, her statue unveiled in the u.s. capitol, putting rosa parks in the company of america's greatest heroes. >> the child rosa parks was shy, reserved, at least on the outside. >> on an otherwise ordinary evening, in montgomery, she did the extraordinary by simply staying put. >> the driver got up from his seat to insist that she give up hers, she would not be pushed. >> rosa parks would have turned 100 years old this month, but her legacy, first made on a bus and now cast in bronze, makes her immortal. >> rosa parks' singular act of disobedience launched a movement. the tired feet of those who walked the dusty roads of montgomery helped a nation see that to which it had once been blinded. it has because of these men and women that i stand here today. >> reporter: her legacy also, perhaps, a lesson to the country's leaders today. >> that is why this statue belongs in this hall, to remind us, no matter how humble or lofty or positions, just what it is that
out. it will continue to warm up. we had 70 in santa rosa. it was all about the south bay with some of the warmest weather today probably even got away with wearing the shorts. look at this, 74 in santa teresa. 75 in gilroy and temperatures are dropping off right now but nothing too unusual at least for this time of the year. what we are noting is this plume of moisture in washington and also oregon. this is producing some rainfall very close here to the bay area, mainly extreme northern california. this will mainly mean tonight an increase in cloud cover. let's show that you in our hd sky camera network. looks stormy but once again we're expecting dry weather there in the mid to lower levels for the peninsula, also the south bay, and then right up on into emeryville you can see the cloud cover that's continuing across downtown. so let's get you into the forecast as we head throughout thursday. we'll start off with temperatures in the upper 30s inland, 40s at the coast. some areas of fog and the low cloud cover. then by the afternoon hours, a lot of sunshine again and temperatures i
, north of santa rosa. take a peek. coming in a little closer. you see it showing up around point ray. it's light stuff. right now, i'm not getting any reports of anything hitting the ground. we may see a few sprinkles toward santa rosa. this system is a brief one. it blows through. once it's out of here, temperatures warm up. highs tomorrow are going to be a couple of degrees warmer than what ght then, clouds, maybe a sprinkle out there. tomorrow, clears rapidly. it's going to be warmer when you wake up, and it's going to end up warmer in the afternoon. the way it breaks down, the next couple of days, mostly sunny and warm. as we get into the weekend, this low kind of, this one is low on the weekend, budges up against the coast, may impact a few high clouds, and a little bit cooler. but it sort of creeks the door open, so we could see a few sprinkles, as we go into the middle of next week. forecast highs, 70 in napa. pretty warm. probably a degree or two warmer than it was today. it's going to continue to warm as we head into your bay area friday. 69 tomorrow in walnut creek. 70 in liver
of rosa parks was being honored. there it is. a statue of parks will sit in statutory hall. best place to be. the first statue committed by congress in 140 years actually. president obama paid tribute to rosa parks. let's listen to the president. >> rosa parks' single act of disobedience launched a movement. the tired feet of those who walked the dusty roads of montgomery helped a nation see that to which it had once been blind. it is because of these men and women that i stand here today. >> well, her statue will be there forever now. >> it will be and it should be. we can't forget where we came from. we've been on a long struggle in this country to try and have racial equality, live up to our promise. the voting rights act is one of the key things that helped us get to where we are. let's not stop now. >> gene? >> i can't put it better than that. >> thanks for joining us. >>> coming up, look what's happening to the public's perception about guns. our new poll shows a sharp increase. that's good. in the number of people that want to see stricter gun laws. that's the bully pulpit at wo
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was rosa parks. she also marched in alabama. today as the supreme court was hearing oral arguments, a rosa parks statue was unveiled at the capitol rotunda. >> it's been often remarked that rosa parks' activism didn't begin on that bus. long before she made headlines, she had stood up for freedom, stood up for equality, fighting for voting rights. >> dr. peterson, what do you make of the irony of these two things happening today? >> it is an unfortunate sort of disrespect towards rosa parks' legacy. karen is right. congressman cummings is right. we're coming out of an election where we're seeing all kinds of different schemes and plans to delay the vote, to remove early voting, to ramp up voter id. there are always going to be different ways of doing this. and here is the real question, ed. if all these cities, states, and municipalities are doing what they're supposed to be doing around the voting process, why do they need this oversight removed? why does this oversight have to be removed? unless you're trying to come up with additional schemes or you anticipate undocumented folk coming i
lluvia en el noreste de los estados unidos, hay muertes y heridos, detalles con blanca rosa vílchez. >> la nieve y la lluvia afectan a más de 20 estados de la nación, en el área de chicago las carreteras están resbaladizas, kansas city con árboles tumbados, techos caídos y un hombre murió en oklahoma, también en esta ciudad muchos heridos. >> tal vez haya gente que esté sufriendo de frío, el gobierno le presta servicio que vayan a los centro para estar calientitos. >> en missouri un techo no aguantó y se desplomó. >> el lunes o martes la nieve podría seguir acumulandose. >> el ex embarjador de panamá citó a venezuela que desmienta declaraciones que el presidente hugo chávez fue desconectado hace cuatro días de los aparatos que lo mantenían con vida. >> si el gobierno de venezuela acostumbrado a tantas mentiras, quiere decir que yo estoy diciendo una mentira, entonces desmientanlo ante el mundo entero, muestren al presidente hugo chávez, no lo pueden hacer, pues está muerto. >> según él las hijas de chávez ordenó que lo desconectaran. >> el ex ministro
on a bus. and that small act of defiance is what started the civil rights movement decades ago. rosa parks found her way in the u.s. capital yesterday for her brave act of defiance will never be forgotten. >> it is about time. >> looking good right there in the capital. >>> later this half hour, a 4-year-old boy who gets around in a wheelchair really wants to go faster. and his athletic aspirations, how his dream became reality. this is our "favorite story of the day." and we don't have to tell you why. >> that's a cute kid. are you kidding me? oh, man. stay tuned for that. >> that's adorable. >>> but first, the big news of the day. pope benedict now just hours away from leaving his post, a move he says he's making of his own free will. benedict will offer one last blessing today once he reaches his new temporary residence. >> and there is the vatican. another sunny morning there. that's a live look outside. in his final public audience, we saw a pope perhaps relishing his chance to say goodbye. abc's george stephanopoulos is there. >> reporter: it was a last glimpse, a last chance to hear
camera. a little breezy inland. enjoy the sunshine. concord oakland livermore all 66. santa rosa 67. you hit 70 today now right on the coastline and in the city of san francisco, we were much cooler today only 57 currently in downtown san francisco. as for what's going on around the region for tonight, it will be chilly but not as cold as the past couple nights. fremont, livermore, concord, san jose all in the low 40s. we are dry again. 58 days into the year, it has only rained five times. count them on one hand. here's the deal. we have rain in far northern california. but this high pressure dome is just strong enough to keep this moisture up to the north may get some cloud cover moving in overnight tonight but we'll be rain-free once again. as for what's going on moving forward, we'll have an offshore wind for everybody coming up on friday so forget the 50s in san francisco. you likely will hit 70 with everybody else. warmest day will be friday. then we begin to see a change especially by sunday. the onshore flow is back as a low pressure area o
in santa rosa. and 64 in los gatos, forecast features shaping up like this, high clouds continuing to move through the sky overnight. into early morning hours, sunny skies and mild tomorrow afternoon. the peak of the warming trend will occur on friday. high temperatures approach mid-70s. satellite shows you r us a movement generally towards pacific%
for rosa parks at the capitol. it shows her sitting in that seat on the bus, where she refused to move to the back because her place in front was supposed to be reserved for whites. you may recall this picture from april. the president sitting on the bus, exactly where an exhausted rosa parks began that act of rebellion that fired up the civil rights movement. >>> and we move on next to a class action lawsuit that has the attention of a lot of americans. it is about beer. the charge is that budweiser allegedly watered down some of its beer. the company says no. abc's linzie janis tells us more. ♪ king of beers >> reporter: is the king of beers shortchanging its subjects? lawsuits filed in four states are accusing anheuser-busch of being, well, buzz killers. the legal filings say anheuser-busch is falsely representing the alcohol content of its products, by watering down their beers by as much as 8% of the amount stated on the label. the lawyer representing the allegedly betrayed beer drinkers says he has more than a dozen former anheuser-busch employees that say they witnessed or wer
at the unveiling of the rosa parks statue here on capitol hill wednesday. but if the faces of the president and house speaker john boehner during the conversation are any indication, compromise is not in their sights. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> work to be done there. the nonpartisan congressional budget office released a report saying that democrats' plan would raise the deficit tens of billions of dollars through the end. budget year. >>> 4:47 right now. let's check the weather. sunny, maybe a little chance of rain. >> not today. i think we stay dry and i think the temperatures will warm up around the bay area today. in fact, tomorrow will be in the 70s. so out the door this morning, we have a few more clouds keeping the temperatures fairly mild in the 40s and 50s right now. some fog out toward the coastline early on. by the afternoon, a few passing high clouds and well, the temperatures going to be warming up nicely. 60s, maybe even some low 70s by the afternoon. so should be a beautiful day today. just a flat ridge. you're seeing som
channel 2 morning news >> so we have a little bit of rain? >> yes. >> there was a little bit santa rosa to ukiah, 40s and 50s for the lows, here is sal. >>> this is a look at the sunole grade, southbound 680 traffic is moving well off to a good start, we are off to a good start in just minutes, now let's go back to the desk. >>> santa cruz officers will start going back to work, two veteran officers are killed in the line of duty and we are trying to find out how that deadly tragedy unfolded. tara, good morning. >>> good morning, that memorial continues to grow for those two fallen officers and they are sitting here on the cement, flowers, well wishers also adorn the spot. this is an area for officers who have been shell shocked and more details about the deadly tragedy are coming to light. a cell phone video captured the frantic scene. the two officers had gone to the home of jeremy for a follow- up investigation and he was armed with a gun and shot them on his door stop. we poke to the man who shot the cell video while the commotion was going on. >> i was sitting here talking to my fr
. it will be 70's for santa or rosa and napa for the afternoon. it will be 64 degrees for downtown san francisco. warmer weather is on the way and i will have full details coming up. >> we are not tracking any hot spots. if the bay bridge did have a bit back up this morning in the westbound direction. and they were at a 22 minute drive time. the san mateo bridge at highway 92 is slower from 13 to 40 minutes. the golden gate bridge is still a little bit heavier but no delays. the marin commute is still under 40 minutes from navoto to the golden gate bridge. >> still find curried definitely made up for the fight. he had 54 points. >> maybe, he should fight bowe for at every game perry ed >> it was not quite good enough because the team still did not win. >> that is the point that i make all the time. as good as he is being 6 to' 2"he may never do this again. it is just very hard to win 11 per cent is dominating the whole game. >> the 11 of 13 three- pointers. this was magical amazing! >> the new york crowd even got up behind him. >> he knew that he had to make a for david lee been suspende
degrees we're going to see 70s in the north bay. 71 santa rosa. nights looking day. inland communities upper 60s to low 70s this is like spring. looking at the accu-weather forecast we have more days of low 70s showing up inland low 60s coast side a chance of sprinkles saturday. don't cancel plans. cooler breezy sunday. partly cloudy skies monday. notice temperatures heading down by tuesday night. into wednesday we're bringing in rain. you know live doppler 7 hdn terms of rainfall we're running 71% to 86% per average. >> thank you. >> still to come eye brow raising web site offering nonget a tony to chaiverng it's name. >> how much would you pay to be one of the birs to walk across the new bay bridge >>> tremendous relief for a concord family they feared was missing. the family held a news conference after speaking with him about two hours ago. they tracked them down yesterday on a boat in peru. family and friends got are concerned after they quit posting updates about the trip about a month ago and stopped withdrawing money. couple made to it a phone today. i spokesperson for the fami
. theashington today, president was unveiling a statue of rosa parks. she became famous in 1965 for free -- for refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a bus. it led to a boycott that lasted for over a year. and talking about her final hours, describing this model -- the model girlfriend of a model citizen. >> in the weeks before she died, she was living in a suburb of johannesburg with her close friend. she showed me her bedroom and spoke of the family's grief. >> i think because she was living here, he feels like he could not protect her, her dad. you look back and you say, why didn't we say, come home? byinstead, she was shot dead the man she had been dating for about three months come oscar pistorius. he used to come to the house here to pick her up. what happened that night? >> we just all want to know the truth. i think that is everyone in the world now. happy?you think she was >> i did. hernd happy in relationship? >> yes. >> what do you think the truth is? >> i do not want to comment on that. >> he will wait for the trial? >> i will wait for the trial. >> but the trial is
. it may feel like 70. we will get 70 in santa rosa. much cooler at the coastline. if you are headed from the interior valleys, do remember that temperatures are in the upper 50s. time now for the toyota tahoe snow report. as we head throughout the days, temperatures in the 40s to 50s and no snow expected. they have the chairs and lives going. if you are heading up to the sierra, you can enjoy decent conditions here at the snow base of 54 inches. under three-day forecast, no hope of rain. friday and saturday we stay dry. temperatures in the low to mid 70s. high pollen. it has been a rough go for us. eventually your allergies are going to get better throughout next week. we are forecasting rain to arrive on tuesday into wednesday. could provide from a half inch to one inch in the forecast. that's what's going to improve the pollen here across the bay area. otherwise the warmest weather of 2013 friday and saturday. we haven't seen weather this warm since november. it's rare. i'm confused. i want winter back. >> you are confused? >> this is not fair. >> you are the expert. >> come on, winter
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